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Aster (Symphyotrichum) 'Little Carlow'

Aster (Symphyotrichum) 'Little Carlow'
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Price:  £6.50
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6 in stock

Common Name: Michaelmas Daisy

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Autumn to spring
Position/ Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Blue
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


A superb perennial for autumn colour with violet-blue daisies to 2 cm with a yellow centre from September to October. Makes a huge clump which is absolutely smothered with flowers! A must-have plant for late season colour. Grow in moisture retentive but well drained soil in sun to part shade. Excellent cut flower and attracts bees and butterflies.


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6- £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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